A Fall Weekend Away

by Jen on October 24, 2014 in outdoor play party

It’s time for the Outdoor Play Party and what better time to share our family weekend away to Blue Mountain. We had the absolute pleasure of spending a beautiful and activity filled weekend exploring Blue Mountain Village, the shops at Blue and the restaurants at Blue. Blue Mountain is a ski and snowboarding resort in the winter months, but in the fall, when the mountain bikers take to the hill, I think the area is equally amazing. family weekend away

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